Mendaciously meaning

In a lying or deceitful manner.

As a politician, he was very adept at speaking mendaciously in public.

I don't think I'm going to buy what she just told me. Her gestures, eye movements, and hesitancy in her tone raised some substantial red flags. Therefore, I have reason to believe she was giving an excuse mendaciously. If you could've witnessed this, you'd know it too!


Origin of mendaciously

  • From mendacious, from Latin mendācium (probably via Middle French mendacieux), from mendax
    From Wiktionary